Bridge Avenue as soon as once again partnered with The Roofing Guys for the “Roof For A Reason” Contest.
“The contest this yr was about offering absent a roof to any person in require in the space, and we are so joyful to be here” states The Roofing Guys co-proprietor Angela Flynn. “There have been so quite a few excellent entries. We opened it up to everybody and it was so humbling to read them.”
Entries have been recognized in the course of July. Every single experienced to contain a story about why the house owner felt they deserved a new roof for their home. A panel of judges reviewed all of them (additional than 100) and narrowed it down to five finalists right before choosing a winner.
The winner: Marlea Stecyk of North Syracuse.
Here’s the entry she submitted:
My residence is more mature and my roof is pretty old and particularly weathered with age.
My system to have a new roof finished 6 decades ago, as my everyday living improved considerably.
The irony to my dilemma is, I was engaged to my finest close friend who, wait around for it, was a extremely productive roofer who owned his own roofing business, highly regarded in the local community for excellent and trustworthiness with a respectful roofing popularity for 46 many years. Like the shoemaker’s wife, who had outdated worn out sneakers, I too, have an aged worn out roof.
I as well, was normally on the waiting around listing.
Sadly, what was imagined to be a upper body cold, turned into stage 4 lung most cancers which took the existence of my soul mate inside a 12 months. He promised to give me my new roof as quickly as he felt a very little far better from the ravages of the chemo, as it sucked the life out of him.
He hardly ever acquired better, he hardly ever was capable to get my roof on, and as he lay delirious from weak spot he whispered, I bought to get that roof completed.
My want for a new roof, my story.
Marlea will acquire a new roof from The Roofing Fellas, valued at up to $10,000.
“Oh, it is just amazing” she states. “The generosity that the battle that he went via in the conclude to check out to get you know points in buy for me in advance of he passed. It’s just touching. I indicate I take pleasure in it.”
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